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Species Lithacodes fasciola - Yellow-shouldered Slug Moth - Hodges#4665

Yellow-shouldered Slug Moth - Lithacodes fasciola - male Slug caterpillar with parasite - Lithacodes fasciola Lithacodes fasciola Lithacodes? - Lithacodes fasciola yellow-shouldered slug - Lithacodes fasciola Lithacodes fasciola ? - Lithacodes fasciola yellow shouldered slug - Lithacodes fasciola orange moth with white fringe - Lithacodes fasciola
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Zygaenoidea (Flannel, Slug Caterpillar, Leaf Skeletonizer Moths and kin)
Family Limacodidae (Slug Caterpillar Moths)
Genus Lithacodes
Species fasciola (Yellow-shouldered Slug Moth - Hodges#4665)
Hodges Number
4665
Other Common Names
Ochre-winged Hag Moth
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lithacodes fasciola (Herrich-Schäffer, 1854)
Limacodes fasciola Herrich-Schäffer 1854
Size
Wingspan: 18-25 mm (1)
TL: 10-13 mm (2)
Identification
Adult: Brown/orange FW crossed by white toothed PM line. Dark subterminal line curves from PM line to outer margin. (1)
Range
Eastern North America - Distribution & Flight-period Chart (3)
Food
Deciduous trees and shrubs, including apple, beech, elm, oak, and willow. (2)
Print References
Covell, p. 409 & plate 55 #23 (1)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group – images of live and pinned adults (3)
BOLD Systems - images of DNA supported specimens (4)
Moths of North Dakota – species page
Works Cited
1.Peterson Field Guides: Eastern Moths
Charles V. Covell. 1984. Houghton Mifflin Company.
2.Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America
David Beadle and Seabrooke Leckie. 2012. Houghton Mifflin.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems